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Upstate NY drug company fined $20M; ex-CEO indicted over opioids

A drug distributor in Upstate New York has been fined $20 million and its former head has been indicted over opioids. The Associated Press reports an indictment unsealed Tuesday reveals the Rochester Drug Co-Operative (RDC) and its ex-CEO Laurence Doud III have been charged over allegations the comp


Washington County Deeds April 8 to April 12

Adrian McGowan Ronald Baker Lick Spring Road, Greenwich $202,500 4/8. Michael Ball William Hastings Kingsbury $53,000 4/8. John Weber Raymond Perry East Street, Fort Edward $35,000 4/8.


Man who killed wife and New York State trooper sentenced to life without parole

WATERTOWN N.Y. — After being found guilty for murdering his wife and a New York State trooper, a North Country man has been sentenced to life in prison without parole. The sentencing comes two years after Justin Walters shot his wife 13 times in their home in Theresa.


Washington County man accused of sending a sexual picture to 14-year-old

A Washington County man who sent a graphic sexual picture of his body to a 14-year-old boy pleads guilty to a felony charge. Our media partners at the Post-Star report Kevin Burch sent the photo while having sex-themed discussions with the teen over Facebook.


Undercover Cops Posing as Drug Buyers Arrested by Undercover Cops Posing as Drug Dealers

Well, this is a new one. A gigantic drug raid mistake led to police officers arresting…well, each other. Turns out undercover cops in Detroit posed as drug dealers to help catch a pair of sellers. However, thanks to a “tiny” mess up, another undercover police group thought they were real drug dealer


Heavy, gusty thunderstorms to rumble from New York state to Kentucky

While a severe weather outbreak is not expected, heavy, gusty thunderstorms will stretch from the eastern Great Lakes to the western slopes of the central Appalachians and part of the Ohio Valley into Tuesday evening.


Man headed to prison for Washington County cellphone scam

FORT EDWARD -- A man who scammed Verizon stores around upstate New York, including one in Kingsbury, out of thousands of dollars in new iPhone cellphones has been sentenced to up to 4 years in state prison.


Some officials question Fort Edward group's ties to former dewatering site owners

FORT EDWARD — State and local officials have concerns about a management agreement between the new and previous owners of the former General Electric Co. dewatering site. WCC, the original owners, gifted about 80 acres to the Fort Edward Local Property Development Corp. in December. The property was


Emergency crews responding to water rescue in Washington County

FORT EDWARD, N.Y. (NEWS10) Emergency crews are responding to a water rescue in the area of Fort Miller Road and Lock Road in Washington County Monday morning, the Fort Edward Fire Department says.


With 2 kids in the car on Easter Sunday, Brooklyn, N.Y., man led police on 120 mph chase on I-78, cops say

A Brooklyn, N.Y., man hit speeds of 120 mph with two unrestrained kids in the car while trying to flee from a state trooper on Interstate 78 Easter Sunday in Salisbury Township.


Cuomo explains why he hasn’t spoken to transit chief in months

ALBANY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo insists the reason he hasn’t talked in months to subways chief Andy Byford is because he deals with higher-ups, not a “division chief.”. “Why haven’t I spoken to the New York City Transit head since January? I was in Albany negotiating the budget, doing the total reorganiz


#SportsReport: Hurricanes Beat Capitals; Mets Top Phillies

The Carolina Hurricanes have earned a return trip to Washington by forcing a seventh game in their first-round series with the Capitals. Jordan Staal snapped a 2-2 tie in the third period before adding an assist in the Hurricanes' 5-2 victory over the defending Stanley Cup champs.


Sheriff: Schaghticoke man steals UTV

EASTON - A Schaghticoke man was arrested last Monday for allegedly stealing a utility task vehicle from Easton, Washington County Sheriff's Office said. Gregory M. Scott, 24, of Scott Road, was allegedly in possession of the stolen 2000 Kawasaki Mule UTV, which deputies said they recovered from his


Woman arrested for getting involved in teen fight

MECHANICVILLE, N.Y. (NEWS10) - A Mechanicville teen is speaking out after being involved in a fight that sent her to the hospital last week. According to Mechanicville Police the fight happened at Park Avenue Park and Playground. Following the incident, 34-year-old Jessica Stockwell was arrested and


Photos: Fort Edward Industrial Park

The Fort Edward Industrial Park, the site of the former General Electric Co.'s dewatering site, is ready to accept new business. Local officials took a tour of the site on Thursday, April 18, and got an update on the area's one tenant, SMS Rail Lines.


State DOT endorses community grid plan for I-81 replacement

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — A state Department of Transportation report supports tearing down the elevated section of Interstate 81 in downtown Syracuse and replacing it with a ground-level community grid.


Man charged with theft of four-wheeler

EASTON — A Schaghticoke man was arrested last week for allegedly stealing an all-terrain vehicle and giving it to another person, police said. Gregory M. Scott, 24, allegedly took the 2000 Kawasaki Mule, which was being stored at a repair shop he operates, and gave it to another person, according to


Cuomo says felons shouldn’t be allowed to vote while incarcerated

Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Tuesday he does not believe felons should be allowed to vote while incarcerated, disagreeing with Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, who told a town hall that he thinks everyone should have a right to cast a ballot — even the Boston Marathon bomber.


Historic Elmira, N.Y. cream ale to return this summer

ELMIRA, NY -- When Steve Shaw Jr. decided to resurrect an historic, pre-Prohibition Upstate New York beer brand, the choice of style was a no-brainer. It’s going to be a cream ale.


Local scout leadership reacts to Boy Scouts of America sexual abuse allegations

VESTAL (WBNG) — Bombshell allegations have been announced against The Boy Scouts of America. Those allegations include sexual abuse. Four individuals listed are from our area.